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DUSHKIN Dmitry
Sport Para athletics
NPC Russia   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthTurochak, URS
Height1.29 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Further Personal Information
Residence
Surgut, RUS
Languages
Russian
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began training at age 18 in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian Federation.
Why this sport?
He met his first coach during a physical education lesson at school.
Club / Team
Ugra Adaptive Sports Centre: Russia
Name of coach
Alexei Vorobyev [personal], RUS, from 2012
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Russia
Location
Bengaluru, IND
General Interest
Hobbies
Billiards, fishing. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in shot put at the 2009 IWAS World Games in Bangalore, India, and claiming silver in the F40 shot put at the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Most influential person in career
His parents, and his coach. (ugra-news.ru, 17 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
He has received the title of Honoured Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (minsport.gov.ru, 30 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 26 Oct 2019)
Impairment
He is a person of short stature. (ugra-tv.ru, 05 May 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 Shot Put F40 10.61
4 2019 Shot Put F40 10.22
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2014 Javelin Throw F41 27.65
3 2014 Shot Put F41 10.30
3 2016 Shot Put F40/41 10.83